The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Desktop Engineer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Desktop Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Desktop Engineer
Rank 935 963 958
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Desktop Engineer 21 16 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.014% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.015% 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 21 10 25
Average salary £35,000 £39,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.39% -12.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,250 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-5.40% -2.63%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
99472 107123 115267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.25% 96.48% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 83547 87392 93423
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Senior Desktop Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Desktop Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Desktop Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Desktop Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Desktop Engineer within the UK.

Senior Desktop Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Senior Desktop Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Desktop Engineer over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 within the UK.

Senior Desktop Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Desktop Engineer
Top 18 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Desktop Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +11 21 £35,000 -12.50% 2
London +12 12 £43,250 +4.84% 1
South East +34 6 £35,000 -22.22%
Surrey -4 5 £35,000 -22.22%
Greenford - 5 £50,000 -
Uxbridge - 3 £26,000 -
East Midlands -3 2 £32,705 +30.81%
City of London +47 1 £32,500 -29.72% 1
Derby - 1 £32,909 -
Leicester - 1 £32,500 -
Banbury - 1 £37,500 -
Cobham - 1 £35,000 -
Leicestershire - 1 £32,500 -
Derbyshire - 1 £32,909 -
Liverpool - 1 £27,000 -
Merseyside - 1 £27,000 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £37,500 -
North West - 1 £27,000 -

Senior Desktop Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior Desktop Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior Desktop Engineer in their job title.

1 39 (88.64%) Windows
2 25 (56.82%) Active Directory
3 24 (54.55%) Microsoft
4 19 (43.18%) TCP/IP
4 19 (43.18%) Windows 7
5 16 (36.36%) SCCM
6 15 (34.09%) MS Excel
7 13 (29.55%) MS Office
7 13 (29.55%) Windows Server
8 12 (27.27%) SQL
8 12 (27.27%) C
8 12 (27.27%) Mac OS X
9 11 (25.00%) Citrix
9 11 (25.00%) C#
9 11 (25.00%) Linux
9 11 (25.00%) LDAP
9 11 (25.00%) Cisco
10 10 (22.73%) SNMP
10 10 (22.73%) FreeBSD
10 10 (22.73%) Solaris
10 10 (22.73%) C++
10 10 (22.73%) SQL Server
10 10 (22.73%) Unix
10 10 (22.73%) VB
10 10 (22.73%) .NET
10 10 (22.73%) MFC
10 10 (22.73%) Visual Studio
10 10 (22.73%) Git (software)
10 10 (22.73%) WCF
10 10 (22.73%) WPF

Senior Desktop Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior Desktop Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior Desktop Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (15.91%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.27%) Confluence
2 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 15 (34.09%) MS Excel
2 13 (29.55%) MS Office
3 7 (15.91%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.82%) Office 365
2 1 (2.27%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 19 (43.18%) TCP/IP
2 11 (25.00%) LDAP
3 10 (22.73%) SNMP
4 8 (18.18%) DHCP
4 8 (18.18%) DNS
5 6 (13.64%) LAN
5 6 (13.64%) WAN
6 5 (11.36%) VoIP
7 4 (9.09%) Wireless
8 3 (6.82%) VPN
9 2 (4.55%) FTP
10 1 (2.27%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (2.27%) Firewall
10 1 (2.27%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (22.73%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (22.73%) Git (software)
1 10 (22.73%) Subversion
1 10 (22.73%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.27%) JIRA
2 1 (2.27%) Selenium
General
1 8 (18.18%) Aerospace
2 4 (9.09%) Finance
3 1 (2.27%) Banking
3 1 (2.27%) Publishing
3 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (22.73%) .NET
1 10 (22.73%) MFC
1 10 (22.73%) Qt
1 10 (22.73%) WCF
1 10 (22.73%) WinForms
1 10 (22.73%) WPF
2 1 (2.27%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.91%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (13.64%) Blackberry
3 3 (6.82%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.82%) Fat Client
3 3 (6.82%) Mathematics
3 3 (6.82%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.27%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 39 (88.64%) Windows
2 19 (43.18%) Windows 7
3 13 (29.55%) Windows Server
4 12 (27.27%) Mac OS X
5 11 (25.00%) Linux
6 10 (22.73%) FreeBSD
6 10 (22.73%) Solaris
6 10 (22.73%) Unix
6 10 (22.73%) Windows 8
7 5 (11.36%) Android
7 5 (11.36%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (9.09%) Windows 10
8 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (9.09%) Windows XP
9 2 (4.55%) Apple iOS
9 2 (4.55%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (22.73%) SDLC
1 10 (22.73%) Software Engineering
2 9 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (18.18%) Line Management
4 7 (15.91%) ITIL
5 6 (13.64%) Migration
5 6 (13.64%) Project Planning
6 5 (11.36%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 5 (11.36%) Incident Management
7 3 (6.82%) Data Protection
7 3 (6.82%) Service Management
8 2 (4.55%) Application Packaging
8 2 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (2.27%) Information Security
9 1 (2.27%) Manual Testing
9 1 (2.27%) Mentoring
9 1 (2.27%) People Management
9 1 (2.27%) Process Management
9 1 (2.27%) Quality Management
9 1 (2.27%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 12 (27.27%) C
1 12 (27.27%) SQL
2 11 (25.00%) C#
3 10 (22.73%) C++
3 10 (22.73%) VB
3 10 (22.73%) VB6
Qualifications
1 9 (20.45%) SC Cleared
1 9 (20.45%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.82%) Degree
3 2 (4.55%) HND
4 1 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) SLA
2 1 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 25 (56.82%) Active Directory
2 7 (15.91%) XenApp
3 6 (13.64%) XenDesktop
4 5 (11.36%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 5 (11.36%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.27%) BitLocker
5 1 (2.27%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 16 (36.36%) SCCM
2 3 (6.82%) DameWare
3 1 (2.27%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (2.27%) SCOM
Vendors
1 24 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 11 (25.00%) Cisco
2 11 (25.00%) Citrix
3 10 (22.73%) Perforce
4 9 (20.45%) VMware
5 6 (13.64%) Apple
6 4 (9.09%) HP
7 3 (6.82%) Dell
8 1 (2.27%) Adobe
8 1 (2.27%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.27%) Intel Security
8 1 (2.27%) LANDesk
8 1 (2.27%) Oracle
8 1 (2.27%) Symantec
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